When you hear the name “Jackie Kennedy,” what comes to mind? Chances are, if you’re like most Jackie Kennedy fans, it’s much more than the simple fact that she was married to President John F. Kennedy. After all, as one of the most iconic First Ladies in recent history, Jackie Kennedy was so much more than her title or her relationship with one of the most powerful men in the world. That’s why her many devoted fans are still excited to hear some fresh Jackie Kennedy facts that they didn’t know already.
You know about all the times Jackie Kennedy was styled to perfection and you know about how Jackie Kennedy made motherhood look easy despite her many struggles and challenges she faced over the course of her life. But did you know she got the chance to visit the White House a long, long time before she became the First Lady? As it turns out, she was practically a child when she first set foot in what would later become her home.
And when she finally did make the White House her home, she took it upon herself to do a major renovation. Everyone knows about her enthusiasm for elegant and classy design, but when you find out the super sweet change she made on an entire floor of the White House just for the sake of her children, your heart just may melt faster than gooey chocolate.
Find out some surprising Jackie Kennedy facts you never knew in the game-changing video below.
Video credit: Heather Thompson